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Rex Burkhead

Rex Burkhead


Height: 5' 10"Weight: 215 lbsAge: 31College: NebraskaDrafted: #190 (6th Rd. by Cincinnati)

2021 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
RB Rank: 19th
Draft Rank (ECR) #323
Best / Worst #170 / #380
ADP #301

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Burkhead is a talented player, particularly in the receiving game, but he's struggled to stay healthy throughout his career. He now finds himself in about as bad a situation as he could, playing for a poor Texans team with a crowded running back room, which includes David Johnson, Mark Ingram, and Phillip Lindsay. If one or more of those backs get cut, then Burkhead could have some value by default, but until or unless that happens, he can be ignored in fantasy circles.

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Rex Burkhead signs with the Texans

The Texans signed former New England Patriots RB Rex Burkhead to a contract on Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact

Burkhead signs with Houston and joins a crowded backfield that includes David Johnson, Mark Ingram, Phillip Lindsay, and Dontrell Hilliard. He underwent knee surgery on December 1st but is progressing well in his recovery. The 30-year-old RB rushed for 274 yards and three touchdowns on 67 attempts across 10 games for the Patriots in 2020. He also hauled in 25 receptions for 192 yards and three touchdowns. Burkhead’s signing with the Texans gives fantasy managers another reason to avoid Houston’s backfield altogether.

Brad Camara - 9 weeks ago
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Projections (2021)
Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
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Statistics (avgs.)
Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week7021.2
Last 3 Weeks31.30.3310.8
Season to Date27.
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 11@ HOU7021.2
Week 10vs. BAL310418.6
Week 9@ NYJ561312.7
Week 8@ BUF26013.1
Strength of Schedule
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Strength of Schedule (2021)
Next Gamevs. JAC3rd easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesCLE, CAR, BUF20th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)SEA, JAC, LAC11th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--17th easiest remaining opponents
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T-4.Alex GodshallRB #84
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